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the bay, the onset is more about an interservice tournament and in this case, navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how they can play well? >> playing there, sir. >> where is this ball go something. >> ways going to hit a wall. we're all right with it. >> and speaking of ships there is about 10 hours in the city it doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> and that is the rules. >> moments later adventure found them. this is a photo opp. >> are you corrupting the navy? >> no. >> not even in the spirit of fleet week. >> i thought you're going get into trouble. >> i don't mean that for trouble. >> in the united states navy chifry is not dead. >> and san francisco is hosting six sporting and social events this weekend. and there is hardly strictly blue grass festival. the giants open playoffs saturday night and there is whatever that you want to attend you're advised to get there, early. >> and i just wish there is something to do. >> i saw tourists posing for pictures and this is so nice. >> yes it's fun to appreciate what the military does for us. >> absol
, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do
onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of domestic violence. the event going >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused on how they will work with the mill -- military if in is a disaster and we help. >> they are experts in logistics
for a victory hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7 sports report is bro
straight looking for a victory hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7
for their fourth straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. johnson strips the quarterback tray miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and stosses it up. makes an outstanding one arounded grab. they led 3-0 at the last. late third, navy with the play action. the pick-off. spartans led 6-0 after three quarters. then in the fourth. last chance for navy. 4th and 7th. spartans not fooled. they hold them to 144 yards of total offense, improving to 4-1, shutting out navy, 12-0, the final. >>> cal and arizona state. rough season for jeff tedford. that seat is getting hot. a bullet to kevin. 9-yard td pass. they trail 9-7 at the half. zach maynard sacked six times. 9628 for 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you. fourth quarter, maynard. a fade out to his brother allen. cal down, but arizona answers. he finds kevin again. this time 22 yards and the touchdown. cal falls to 1-4, losing 27-17. >> we got beat by a better team today. they outplayed us in a lot of areas today. i
by navy. a defensive battle. travis johnson strips the quarterback trey miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and tosses it up. makes an outstanding one-handed grab. spore fans led 3-30 at the half. late third, navy with the play action. the pick-off. spartans led 6-0 after three quarters. then in the fourth. last chance for navy. 4th and 7th. spartans not fooled. san jose state holds them to 144 yards of total offense, improving to 4-1. shutting out navy, 12-0, the final. >>> cal and arizona state. rough season for jeff tedford. that seat is getting hot. on third and goal. a bullet to kevin. 9-yard td pass. cal trade 17-7 at the half. zach maynard sacked six times. 9 for 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you. fourth quarter, maynard. a fade out to his brother allen. cal down, but arizona answers. he finds kevin again. this time 22 yards and the touchdown. cal falls to 1-4, losing 27-17. >> we got beat by a better team today. they outplayed us in a lot of areas tod
is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >> my job consists of maintaining the aircraft, doing prechecks before flight. >> there is would a three-hour long wait to get on board the hybrid electric ship in the country. >> capable of bringing the marines ashore, through our helicopters. the ship also has a lot of use in a humanitarian assistance, disaster recovery mission. reporter: here kids got to see it all. >> my grandfather was in the navy and my dad brought me here to have found and learn about all the ships in the navy. >> adults also let their imagines -- imagination run wild. >> the blue angels and fleet week, there's too much to do. reporter: the blue angels are still flying. they did get off to a rocky start. the started 25-30 minutes late but there are thousan
it and passes it off and make an outstanding one-handed grab. spartans led in the half. navy with play action, osborn, jr. picks off miller. then in the fourth, last chance for navy. fourth and 7, san jose holds it to 144 yards in total offense and improving to 4-1, shutting them out 12-0 your final. >> cal and arizona state, rough season for jeff teford. nine yard td pass and cal trails at the half. offense couldn't get anything going. sacked six times. 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you, maynard to his brother, allen, arizona answers. he finds him again. 22 yards on the touchdown and cal falls to 1-4 losing to 27-17. >> we outplayed us in a lot of areas. it was disappointing to lose a game. we have to go back to work. that is what i told the team. we need to improve. >> jets in new york to take on 49ers. raiders are taking on the broncos. i'm mike shumann and have a great day. >> carolyn: up next, now just three days away, presidential candidates gear up for their first debate. what are they doing to prepare? and the east bay students who took an innovative class a
. >> reporter: a u.s. navy reservist on his way to afghanistan when inspiration struck. >> some time around 3:00 in the morning standing watch on a bridge, nothing out there except for me and the horizon, started writing notes for different concepts using garden gnomes. >> recon plan charlie. execute. let's move, move, move! >> reporter: he thought about the green army action figures. the ones from "toy story." >> i thought i told him to pick these up. >> reporter: that's when he thought, combat garden gnomes. heavily armed little bearded guys? he sold about 1500 of them at $50 a pop. >> i did a standing rifleman, ne kneeling rifleman, rpg guy, officer with the pistol and sort of follow me pose. >> reporter: he even has plans for a parachute guy. >> he'll hang from the tree. >> reporter: he'll plan to make special forces garden gnomes. >> hunched down like he's off the beach, mp 5 sub machine gun. >> reporter: field team 6 garden gnome? he's not the only maker to take creative license. you can buy zombie gnomes. perfect for halloween, even zombie gnomes devouring a pink flamingo. quirky garde
who killed one border patrol agent and wounded another. >>> plus, navy's blue angels arrive in the bay area today. how soon before you will hear the ear-splitting roar? >>> big jump in gas prices the past few days. what is to blame? are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin.
at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it h
of that country bringing the death toll this year to at least 257 americans. >>> and a navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life in afghanistan was honored on saturday. the navy's newest ship, the "uss michael murphy," it was commissioned in new york city. the destroyer is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> and nearly two dozen people were injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment before stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured, but none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> and finally here's something any football fan, well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate today. this is -- check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst. a wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52'2" sausage, even
is open for tours. it was the navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the
right. well, the navy in thailand, the latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing at the base there at the popular island of butiquette. >> it took three days for the navy to film and edit this masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not since everybody is going gangnam style. >> everybody is. >> 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> it's amazing. >> it's number one in australia and the uk. it is catchy. >> it is catchy, no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> okay. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. >>> all right. coming up, the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. it's a story you'll remember as well. >>> but first, there's a new national punch line. replacement refs get a pretty bad rap the past few weeks. just ahead we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather broug
the death toll this year to at least 257 americans. >>> and a navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life in afghanistan was honored on saturday, the navy's newest ship, "uss michael murphy." it is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> nearly two dozen people injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment br stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured but none considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> finally here's something any football fan, he will well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate. this is, check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst, wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52-foot, 2 inch sausage, even had a bun custom-made to fit it in the grocery store. $20,000 spe spent on the brat and organizing the
the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies will be patrolling the bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. fleet week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving through to the north. just around clover dal dale
. >> all right. let's change gears dramatically. we captured the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies t will be patrolling te bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. . obviou week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple
. that is a story for this navy craft landing on ocean beach, carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after an earthquake or tsunami. and at moffett field abc 7 news. >> there is an aviation hero touched down after his ride along today. captain sullen burger was a guest of honor and in 2009, you'll recall he safely landed a u.s. airways jet at the hudson river. the event has been named miracle on the hudson. >> there is teams racing now in san francisco bay and these are the live pictures. there are 11 teams take part in races and this competition runs through sunday. best viewing at marina green. it's fan taft wrik to watch boats go by. >> they go fast. >> still ahead at 4:00 millionaires putting in for unemployment benefits? and there is a popular department store comes stateside. a mirror letting you try on a variety of clothes at the same time. >> and michael finney is taking your questions won twitter and facebook ask will answer them here just a little bit later. you can contact michael on >>> following breaking news in texas right now. firefighters battling a blaze in a
. and he says today was better than he remembered. >>> look at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as
, expect long lines to get in. >> this is worth a wait to see what your navy does for you. and there are living conditions that are exceptional. a lot of people don't get that from standing on the street and looking at the ship. >> and tourists -- tours start here at 9:30. >> and amy, thank you very much. voters heading on to the bay are being warned to watch out for chaels whales, there is a experts fear more may come in search of food. voters required to stay 300 feet away from whales and avoid getting between a whale and her calf. and this is a very busy weekend. san francisco host six sporting events, fleet week starts and kicks off tomorrow in the castro street fair which is on sunday. >> there are giants opening saturday night at at and t park. hters entertain buffalo bills on sunday. >> no matter can one you may be attending you're advised to get there early. >> yes. and other event america's cup getting underway on san francisco bay and this is in about an hour from now. and teams racing at 5:10. there are 11 teams taking place and what a difference, it feels coole
and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter
burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >
people up in the air. up next, where some lucky fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best, for maybe it's the blue grass festival drawing to you san francisco this ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >>> the blue angels, what are they doing on the ground? oh, they are signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes roaring] >> today they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along san francisco waterfront and all over the bay area, all for fleet week. the blue angels will be san francisco's biggest draw this week
. >> this afternoon the blue angels pilots will be wowing about a million people. where a lucky fan got with the navy's best. maybe it's the bluegrass festival that dr >> terry: the blue angels signing autographs last night. okay, now we recognize them. they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco waterfront, over in marin county, everywhere, part of fleet week. blue angels will be the biggest draw but a number of other major events around the bay area. cornell bernard is live at marina green. this could be gridlock. >> reporter: yeah, definitely. good morning. so many events, so many people. most of them headed right here to the marina green where it could be a gorgeous day. check out the fog slowly lifting over the golden gate bridge. america's cup yacht racing later today and the blue angels set to perform this afternoon. the air show will thrill the crowds but getting here could take a while if you are driving. like terry said, expect gridlock especially on the embarcadero where there will be lane closures. bill and fran are visiting and they
a million people. and up next, where some fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best. or maybe it's the blue grass festival that draws you to festival that draws you to san francisco this [ female announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits on their own are amazing, but press out some biscuit dough, add some sauce and some pepperoni and cheese and monday's dinner is now a grands mini pizza party. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> tommy: the blue angels signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes
after bin laden's capture to put bin laden on trial in the u.s. if bin laden survived that navy s.e.a.l. takedown. the president expecting bin laden going down fighting the book "the finish" on sale in 12 days. >>> and the administration says there's now evidence that stiff economic sanctions against iran are working. in a rare are move, iranians protested in the streets of tehran yesterday, voicing their anger about iran's plummeting currency and lost more than a third of its value in just a week. so that means it is costing citizens, a lot more to purchase imported goods. >>> american airlines is sweetening its offer as contract talks continue with pilots. the carrier offering to put off pay cuts for international and overnight flights until end of the month. the airline has inspected all boeing 757 jets after problems with the loose seats. all those jets are now back in operation, but some passengers fear pilots are using their power to force flight delays. >> i think there is enough things that could be written up on aircraft. you have a very complex machine that's being opera
figure, looking a lot like her old self-again, in this old navy commercial. garth says she's focused on loving her children and loving herself. and you can read more about jennie in "people" magazine's latest issue. we hear she may be collaborating more with luke perry on a future project. so, kelly and dillon, back together again. >> thanks, amy. >>> coming up, josh has "the play of the day." >>> and the local anchorwoman who became the headline when a viewer complained about her weight. [ male announcer ] when these come together, and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. j.d. power and associates has ranked quicken loans "highest in customer satisfaction in the nation." call or go to quickenloans.com to discover for yourself, why we're engineered to amaze. the latest thing to wear with beautiful tops. beautiful underarms. wear with toga tops, yoga tops, and va-va-voom tops. dove go sleeveless makes underarms soft
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